As part of the City of West Des Moines' Executive Call Program, 60-80 local businesses are called upon each year to give their opinions on City services and to gain input on trends in their industry.

Staff from the City of West Des Moines' Community and Economic Development Department, as well as representatives from the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce conduct the executive call interviews.

The discussion during the interviews focuses on workforce traits, job training, and potential expansion, among other things. The information gathered from these discussions allows the City to gain a better understanding of local businesses' needs in order to better serve the business community at large.

The Existing Industry Report provides aggregate information about the responses gathered from all of the interviews conducted, but each business's individual information is confidential.

A gracious thank you is extended to all of the businesses that participate in the Executive Call Program.

If your business would like to participate in the Executive Call Program in the future, please contact the City of West Des Moines' Community abd Economic Development Department at 515-273-0770.  

Existing Industry Reports

2017 Business Climate Report

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2015 Existing Industry Report

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Existing Industry Report 2014

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Existing Industry Report 2013

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Existing Industry Report 2012

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